Duke Anesthesiology Ranks Among Top Three in NIH Funding

The annual National Institutes of Health's (NIH) rankings have been released and we’re proud to share that Duke Anesthesiology is ranked the #3 anesthesiology clinical science department in the nation for NIH funding, securing our reputation as one of the premier research institutions in anesthesiology

This accomplishment is a testament to our hard work, dedication and unwavering commitment. As a department, we have consistently strived for excellence, pushing boundaries in research and advancing the field of anesthesiology. Our collective efforts have not gone unnoticed, evident in our continued presence among the top-ranked institutions in NIH funding. As we aim for the highest peak, it is equally important to acknowledge our achievements and draw inspiration from the journey thus far. Our journey, marked by groundbreaking discoveries, innovative collaborations, and tireless pursuit of knowledge, has positioned us as frontrunners in the quest for scientific advancements. As we stand on the threshold of new research opportunities, let us embrace this challenge with an unwavering belief in our ability to excel and improve lives.

The Duke University School of Medicine continues its leadership in biomedical research; it was awarded more than $551 million in federal funding from the NIH, ranking #7 nationally among academic medical centers, up two spots from last year. These 2023 rankings are tabulated by the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research.

Please join us in congratulating our NIH investigators, research leadership and staff, and all members of our department who have helped us achieve this #3 ranking and in recognizing their perseverance and devotion to advance patient care through innovative research. May our unwavering spirit continue to guide us toward greater heights.